Global is local. Local is global.

At the Gillings School, we work in all 100 North Carolina counties and in 35+ countries. Local and global health content infuses our courses and degrees. Through partnerships at home and abroad, our students and faculty transform health around the world and in our backyard.

Message from the Associate Dean for Global Health

When climate change puts sanitation at risk

Doctoral student Sarah Lebu studies how climate change and natural disasters affect sanitation in informal communities in Africa.

Advancing Inclusion in Global Health: A conversation with LGBTQ+ global health professionals

The Intersection of Global Health and Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series

A panel discussion with three LGBTQ+ global health professionals sharing some of the unique challenges they ahve faced in global settings, and how they navigated through those challenges. Our discussion also recognizes and celebrates the particular resilience and contribution made by LGBTQ+ professionals working in global health.

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Global Health Resources

Interactive Gillings Global Practicum Map

Listen to short audio clips of UNC Gillings students talk about their practicum experiences. Click the play button under the student's name on the right-hand side of the map.